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Asian Folklore Studies 52 (1)

Foreword
Sowayan, Saad A.

The Sāfah as a Narrative Genre
Ingham, Bruce

Heartbeat: Conventionality and Originality in Najdi Poetry
Kurpershoek, Marcel

Metrical Problems of the Contemporary Bedouin Qasīda: A Linguistic Approach
Palva, Heikki

Debate in the Improvised-Sung Poetry of the Palestinians
Sbait, Dirghām H.

The Agricultural Marker Stars in Yemeni Folklore
Varisco, Daniel Martin

Bengali Folk Rhymes: An Introduction
Shahed, Syed Mohammad

Runs in Folktales and Dynamics of Turkish Runs: A Case Study
Zeyrek, Deniz

Banana Republics and V. I. Degrees: Rethinking Indian Folklore in a Postcolonial World
Narayan, Kirin

Obituary: Mamitua Saber (1922-1992)
Ma, Delia Coronel

Review of: Alan Dundes and Carl R. Pagter, Never Try to Teach a Pig to Sing: Still More Urban Folklore from the Paperwork Empire
Mayer, David R.

Review of: Ruth-Inge Heinze and others, Shamans in the 20th Century
Yamashita Kinichi

Review of: Werner Mezger, Narrenided und Fastnachtsbrauch: Studien zum Fortleben des Mittelalters in der europäischen Festkultur
Schwedt, Herbert

Review of: Marilyn F. Nefsky, Stone Houses and Iron Bridges: Tradition and the Place of Women in Contemporary Japan
Neuss-Kaneko, Margret

Review of: Hartmut 0.Rotermund, Hōsōgami ou la petite vérole aisément: Matériaux pour l’étude des épidémies dans le Japon des XVIIIe, XIXe siècles
Grapard, Allan G.

Review of: Can Xue, Old Floating Cloud: Two Novellas
Bauer, Daniel J.

Review of: Yen Ping-Chiu, Chinese Demon Tales: Meanings and Parallels in Oral Tradition
Fyler, Jennifer L.

Review of: Norbert R. Adami, Religion und Schamanismus der Ainu auf Sachalin: Ein Beitrag zur histo-rischen Völkerkunde Ostasiens
Spevakovsky, Alexandre

Review of: Roberte Hamayon, La chasse à l'âme: Esquisse d'une théorie du chamanisme sibérien
Knecht, Peter

Review of: Jane Monnig Atkinson, The Art and Politics of Wana Shamanism
Acciaioli, Greg

Review of: Alf Hiltebeitel, The Cult of Draupadī 2: On Hindu Ritual and the Goddess
Podgorski, Frank R.

Review of: Heda Jason, Types of Indic Oral Tales: Supplement
Handoo, Lalita

Review of: Paula Richman, Many Rāmāyanas: The Diversity of a Narrative Tradition in South Asia
Shahed, Syed Mohammad

Review of: John D. Smith, The Epic of Pābūji: A Study, Transcription and Translation
Jason, Heda

Review of: Deborah A. Soifer, The Myths of Narasimha and Vāmana: Two Avatars in Cosmological Perspective
Flick, Jr., Hugh M.

Review of: Mahrukh Yousuf, Musical Instruments of Pakistan; Mahrukh Yousuf, Folk Motifs of Pakistan; Mahrukh Yousuf, Wood Works of Pakistan
Grima, Benedicte

Review of: Ulrich Marzolph, Arabia ridens: Die humoristische Kurzprosa der frühen adab-Literatur im internationalen Traditionsgeflecht
Jason, Heda

Review of: Saad A. Sowayan, The Arabian Oral Historical Narrative: An Ethnographic and Linguistic Analysis
Nasr, Ahmad A.